On Thursday, the official website for The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt (Hey, How About Treason?) (Tensai Ōji no Akaji Kokka Saisei Jutsu – Sō da, Baikoku Shiyō) anime revealed that the series will premiere in January 2022 on Tokyo MX, BS NTV, and AT-X.
To celebrate the announcement the first episode of a monthly net anime short series which is written by Toba, author of light novel, was released. The episode is titled “Festival”.
In commemoration of the release of the first episode “Festival”, a Twitter follow-up & RT campaign will be held as a special benefit from the Kingdom of Natra, where you can win a mini colored paper autographed by the cast and QUO card Pay!!
The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt cast and staff are as follows:
Sōma Saitō as Wein
Rie Takahashi as Ninym Ralei
Sayaka Senbongi as Falanya Elk Arbalest
Nao Tōyama as Lowellmina Earthworld
|Yokohama Animation Lab
|Xin Ya Cai
|Director of Photography
Tōru Toba is the writter and Falmaro provides the art for the novel. A manga adaption waas released by Emuda on Square Enix’s Manga Up! website since October 2019. Yen Press has licensed the manga in English for North America and describes the novel as:
The prince of this small and weak kingdom strives for only one thing: selling out his country and living a quiet life in leisure! Sadly, the greatest obstacle he will ever face is his own genius…! As he achieves ever greater accomplishments, he earns more and more favor with the people of his kingdom…which makes fulfilling his own dreams all the harder!!!